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Behavioural Insights Applied to Policy: European Report 2016

2016-03-31T12:20:26+01:00

Behavioural Insights Applied to Policy: Overview across 32 European countries A report by Joana Sousa Lourenço, Emanuele Ciriolo, Sara Rafael Almeida, and Xavier Troussard A new report on behavioural insights from the European Comission. The report: “Behavioural Insights Applied to Policy: Overview across 32 European countries” covers policy applications informed by behavioural insights. It reviews institutional developments and proposes a comparative framework (PRECIS) describing behavioural insight teams with six key features. The report reaches four main conclusions: 1. in terms of capacity building, there is significant dynamism and growing appetite to apply behavioural insights to policy making; 2. links between policy [...]

Behavioural Insights Applied to Policy: European Report 20162016-03-31T12:20:26+01:00

ESMC 2016 travel bursary

2016-02-10T11:04:32+00:00

The European Social Marketing Association is pleased to announce a call for applications for travel bursaries to attend the 3rd European Social Marketing Conference, 22-23 September 2016 in Espoo, Finland. A limited number of bursaries up to €500 are available to ESMA members only, with preference given to members with limited sources of funding. Information about ESMA membership options can be found here. Applicants must complete and return the ESMA travel bursary application form, available here. Application forms must be received by the deadline for submission of conference abstracts (31 March 2016). Late applications will not be considered. All enquiries on bursary [...]

ESMC 2016 travel bursary2016-02-10T11:04:32+00:00

ESMC 2016 Call for papers now live!

2016-01-12T11:11:33+00:00

The call for submissions to the 3rd European Social Marketing Conference is now live. The deadline for submissions is 31st March 2016. The European Social Marketing Conference registration is now open. The event will bring together practitioners, academics, policy makers, researchers and industry to explore and enrich Social Marketing practice around Europe. ESMA members benefit from special rates. The first 20 ESMA members can book via a special discount code for only €180. Early bird rate is €239. Student rate is €180. Standard delegate rate is €319. Log onto your account on the ESMA website to check your membership and don't [...]

ESMC 2016 Call for papers now live!2016-01-12T11:11:33+00:00

Job opportunity: PhD in social marketing

2015-12-20T12:08:44+00:00

The Institute for Public Communication (ICP), Faculty of Communication Sciences, at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) in Lugano, Switzerland, announces a call for a Doctoral Student and Research Assistant position in Social Marketing. The candidate will join the research team of Professor L. Suzanne Suggs, the BeCHANGE Research Group, in the ICP. During the 3-year doctorate, the candidate will assist Prof. Suggs in her research, teaching, and service activities, and develop and carry out a doctoral research project in social marketing and communication, resulting in a cumulative dissertation and other academic output. The research assistant will conduct research on effective [...]

Job opportunity: PhD in social marketing2015-12-20T12:08:44+00:00

Agents of Change Summit

2015-12-18T08:31:43+00:00

Researchers and practitioners using communication, marketing and technology to shift behaviours are invited to learn and discuss the latest innovations in behaviour change at the Agents of Change Summit. The Australian Association of Social Marketing (AASM) is pleased to support this inaugural event. Held on 8-9th February 2016, in San Diego, CA, this Summit aims to break down the silos between professionals from the various behaviour change pathways, explore the most effective science and technological approaches to creating change, and equip every professional with the tools, resources and network necessary to positively change behaviour. The Agents of Change Summit will feature [...]

Agents of Change Summit2015-12-18T08:31:43+00:00

The 8th Nordic Health Promotion Research Conference, 20–22 June 2016

2015-11-17T13:37:24+00:00

The Nordic Health Promotion Research Network and the local Conference Committee announce the 8th Nordic Health Promotion Research Conference (NHPRC) to be held 20-22 June 2016 at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. The 8th NHPRC celebrates 20 years of Nordic conferences as the first was held in 1996 in Bergen, Norway. Therefore, the main theme of the conference focuses on the developments of the last 20 years. However, the past is not the main focus but rather it leads the discussion to the current situation and future issues. One of these issues is the implementation of the determinants of health in the [...]

The 8th Nordic Health Promotion Research Conference, 20–22 June 20162015-11-17T13:37:24+00:00

Sustainability and Social Marketing at the 8th EPH Conference

2015-11-14T13:11:10+00:00

Sustainability and Social Marketing at the European Public Health Conference, 14-17 October 2015, Milan, Italy Reflections and relevance to ESMA by L. Suzanne Suggs, ESMA co-founder and Board Member. Sustainability was a central theme of the recent European Public Health Conference: “Health in Europe – from global to local policies, methods and practices” held in Milan Italy last month. It was not only focused on health, but also the environmental consequences of our actions to achieve health, wealth and prosperity.  Among the many excellent and inspiring keynotes and research presentations, a few stood out as particularly relevant to the ESMA community. [...]

Sustainability and Social Marketing at the 8th EPH Conference2015-11-14T13:11:10+00:00

Reflections from the EUPHA Conference, Milan, 2015

2015-11-02T15:17:35+00:00

EUPHA Preconference on Child injury prevention Julie Huibregtsen, one of the ESMA Board Members has presented on social marketing and child safety at the 8th European Public Health Conference (EUPHA), 14-17 October 2015, Milan, Italy. The seminar is part of the European Association for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion (EuroSafe)¹ series of annual European Injury Seminars in collaboration with EUPHA. "As I had been working together with the Dutch Safety alliance Veiligheid NL, I was asked to introduce social marketing as a method for child injury prevention. The field is facing the challenge of changing the behaviour of children, their parents [...]

Reflections from the EUPHA Conference, Milan, 20152015-11-02T15:17:35+00:00

Agents of Change Summit

2015-10-13T09:13:56+01:00

The Australian Association of Social Marketing (AASM) is pleased to support the Agents of Change Summit in its inaugural event. Researchers and practitioners using communication, marketing and technology to shift behaviours are invited to learn and discuss the latest innovations in behaviour change at the Agents of Change Summit. Held on 8-9th February 2016, in San Diego, CA, this Summit aims to break down the silos between professionals from the various behaviour change pathways, explore the most effective science and technological approaches to creating change, and equip every professional with the tools, resources and network necessary to positively change behaviour. Carefully [...]

Agents of Change Summit2015-10-13T09:13:56+01:00

The 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

2015-10-08T15:21:16+01:00

The 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, 18-21 September 2016, Tampere, Finland The World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion is the 12th biennial, international conference on injury prevention and safety promotion. The conference will bring together the world’s leading researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and advocates in the field of injury prevention and safety to debate, discuss and share information and experiences. The research and development topics include, but are not limited to, risk factors, high risk groups, injuries and their causes, violence and trauma care in a broad perspective. Call for abstracts is now open! Abstract submission [...]

The 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion2015-10-08T15:21:16+01:00
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